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Kumihimo Bracelet
August 15, 2013, 9:55 pm
Filed under: Jewelry, Kumihimo Bracelet

I finally got around to finishing my Kumihimo bracelet. I needed help with attaching the clasp on each end. Thanks to the ladies at The Bead Garden in Havertown, PA – they have everything! I figured out how to create the pattern all by myself. Generally, I do prefer symmetry over randomness. That does take more time but I like the effect. Of course, sometimes you’ve got to be wild and crazy!

Kumihimo Bracelet

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Earrings
November 20, 2012, 7:17 pm
Filed under: Earrings, Jewelry

What can you do with these supplies?

All I used were those 2 glues (one for fabric and another for metal), two paper clips, 2 earring hooks, and one 40″ thread of Vineyard Silk Shimmer (S-515, Toffee) to make these earrings:

 

I cannot take credit for the idea! One of the women from work shared the link with me (http://evie-s.com/news/2011/02/10/art-from-everyday-objects-paperclips-string/. Great way to use up your stash & make something unique, not expensive – just in time for holiday gift giving! They turned out nice.